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John Terry retains desire to play for England, says Carlo Ancelotti

Posted Saturday, September 11, 2010 by theguardian.com90 hits

John Terry trains before Chelsea's match at West Ham after missing two England games with a hamstring injury.  Carlo Ancelotti is convinced John Terry retains the desire to add to his 65-cap England career though the Chelsea manager has warned his captain that the days when he could represent either club or country while carrying minor injuries are behind him. Terry will play for Chelse...Full Story »

John Toshack set to resign as Wales manager within next 48 hours

Posted Monday, September 06, 2010 by theguardian.com75 hits

John Toshack is questioning whether he is the man to take Wales forward after they lost 1-0 in Montenegro. John Toshack is set to resign as Wales manager and is considering announcing his departure within the next 48 hours. The 61-year-old could, though, continue temporarily in the role to give the Football Association of Wales time to identify and appoint a replacement. That raises the prospe...Full Story »

Johnston wades into Jabulani debate

Posted Wednesday, July 07, 2010 by PA64 hits

Former Liverpool player Craig Johnston has written a 12-page letter to FIFA president Sepp Blatter criticising the controversial Jabulani World Cup ball. Johnston has collated all the criticism of the ball from players and coaches and delivered a detailed and technical description of the problems to football’s governing body. "If a sponsor came into your office before the World Cup...Full Story »

Demichelis slams Terry

Posted Friday, July 02, 2010 by PA68 hits

Argentina defender Martin Demichelis has lashed out at John Terry, claiming if he performs as badly against Germany as the England man did he would not be allowed home. Although a war of words between Argentina and Germany has ignited a fuse between the two sides ahead of Saturday's World Cup quarter-final between the pair in Cape Town, they have joined forces to stick the boot into England...Full Story »

Terry apologises to Capello

Posted Tuesday, June 22, 2010 by PA58 hits

Fabio Capello has established just who is in charge of the England camp after receiving an apology from John Terry for his outburst over Joe Cole's absence from the Three Lions team. Terry caused a huge stir when he went public with criticisms over Capello's decision not to select Cole, sparking talk of a mutiny in the squad. However, the Chelsea defender told the Daily Mail: "I was aske...Full Story »

Capello: Terry made a big mistake

Posted Tuesday, June 22, 2010 by PA106 hits

Fabio Capello has accused John Terry of making "a very big mistake" with his staggering attack on the England World Cup set-up. Terry went public with his grievances on Sunday and indicated he was willing to raise them at a pre-planned team meeting, even if they upset the Italian. But in the end, having found he had no support amongst his team-mates and having been politely informed challen...Full Story »

Lampard backs passionate Terry

Posted Monday, June 21, 2010 by PA48 hits

Midfielder Frank Lampard insists England and Chelsea team-mate John Terry spoke out because he wants to "hit things head-on". On Sunday, former captain John Terry laid bare a series of grievances and personnel issues which he vowed to raise at a pre-planned team meeting with manager Fabio Capello. Opinion has been mixed about Terry's motives for speaking out, but Lampard said: "I don't t...Full Story »

Capello crushes Terry's England revolt to regain command

Posted Monday, June 21, 2010 by theguardian.com103 hits

• Senior players unhappy with former captain's outburst • Squad demands recall of Joe Cole in crisis meeting Fabio Capello moved to reassert complete control over the England set-up last night after successfully deflecting a proposed challenge to his authority by disgruntled players at a scheduled team meeting. The former captain John Terry suggested the time had come for the pla...Full Story »

Terry calls for Joe Cole recall

Posted Sunday, June 20, 2010 by PA68 hits

John Terry has urged England coach Fabio Capello to recall Joe Cole for the crucial World Cup qualifier with Slovenia. Terry believes Cole and Wayne Rooney are the two England players capable of breaking down opposition defences but the midfielder has so far been overlooked by Capello for the disappointing draws with the United States and Algeria. And Terry believes a firing Cole can mak...Full Story »

Squad united behind Capello - Terry

Posted Sunday, June 20, 2010 by PA109 hits

John Terry has said the England squad is "fully behind" manager Fabio Capello. The Italian tactician has come under fire after England's disappointing start to their World Cup campaign, which has seen them manage draws against the United States and Algeria. "We shouldn't be looking at excuses or criticising the manager," he said. "We're here, we're supporting and we are fully behind him....Full Story »

Terry trusts in King

Posted Wednesday, June 09, 2010 by PA56 hits

John Terry has no doubts his schoolboy friendship with Ledley King will ensure England's defence will be watertight for their World Cup opener against the United States on Saturday. With Rio Ferdinand ruled out of the tournament, Fabio Capello has to choose another central defensive partner for his former captain and, although he rarely trains due to chronic knee condition forces, it seems ...Full Story »

John Terry fit for Chelsea's Wembley final and England World Cup bid

Posted Friday, May 14, 2010 by theguardian.com246 hits

Centre-back suffered 'a bit of bruising' in right footWinning Double 'would rank at the very top' John Terry has felt the hot flush of horror before in what has been a tumultuous season, but at Chelsea's training ground on Wednesday, when he lay with pain coursing through the nerves in his right foot, he thought he saw the future flash in front of him. England's World Cup metatarsal curse had...Full Story »

John Terry: I hope to regain England captaincy

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by YAHOO Sport126 hits

LONDON (AP)—John Terry says he hopes to regain the England captaincy after having lost it in February following newspaper allegations about his private life. Terry had expected to go to this year’s World Cup in South Africa as captain. But England coach Fabio Capello gave the armband to Rio Ferdinand after reports the Chelsea defender had an affair with the former partner of then En...Full Story »

Frank Lampard hails 'brilliant' John Terry

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010 by theguardian.com169 hits

Frank Lampard believes John Terry has been in fine form this season. Frank Lampard has cited John Terry's "brilliant form" this season as one of the main reasons Chelsea are now challenging for a League and FA Cup double. Lampard insists Terry's displays have played a major part in helping the Blues to top the Premier League by a single point from rivals Manchester United. Victory over Liver...Full Story »

Don´t expect England to win WC, says John Barnes

Posted Thursday, April 22, 2010 by Soccerway.com55 hits

Former England football star John Barnes (pictured in 2009) insists it is unrealistic to expect England to win the 2010 World Cup. The ex-Liverpool left winger said Spain and Brazil are the undisputed favourites to lift the trophy in South Africa this July - and England have no divine right to be considered likely champions. LONDON (AFP) - Former England football star John Barnes insists it is ...Full Story »

Below-par Terry is a liability for England

Posted Thursday, April 22, 2010 by theguardian.com59 hits

Any match, any team, at this time of year it's all about England As the World Cup finals approaches, any intrigue gets the same response: 'Yes, but what does Fabio Capello think?' The obligatory photograph of Fabio Capello in the stands, on this occasion at last weekend's Manchester derby. It is that time of year when Capello watch becomes an integral part of any Premier League football ma...Full Story »

Johnson is given hope of role at World Cup

Posted Thursday, April 15, 2010 by The Independent66 hits

England manager says Manchester City winger deserves international call-up – and forces Wembley into action over pitch Fabio Capello has given his broadest hint yet that he will give the Manchester City winger Adam Johnson the chance to make a late bid for a place in the England squad at the World Cup finals in June. The England manager said yesterday in an interview with La Gazzetta ...Full Story »

Airdrie United boss Kenny Black welcomes John Baird back to his squad for their crucial clash with Partick Thistle.

Posted Saturday, April 03, 2010 by PA76 hits

The striker has recently served a suspension, but will come into contention for an instant recall.Midfielder Kevin McDonald is still serving a suspension of his own, while Frankie Lagana misses out with a hernia problem.The Diamonds have won their last two home games to keep alive hopes of avoiding the drop with Black saying: "We told the players after we lost to Morton that we have to win game...Full Story »

John Terry frustrated by 'really bad' Champions League referees

Posted Sunday, March 21, 2010 by theguardian.com80 hits

John Terry argues with referee Wolfgang Stark during Chelsea's loss to Inter in the Champions League. John Terry has risked the wrath of Uefa by criticising the refereeing of Chelsea's crucial games in the Champions League. In the wake of defeat by Internazionale on Tuesday, the Chelsea captain said: "It was a bad performance by us but a really bad performance from the referee. "It is not goo...Full Story »

Gudjohnsen inspires Spurs

Posted Saturday, March 20, 2010 by PA42 hits

Eidur Gudjohnsen clambered off the bench to tighten Tottenham's hold on fourth place in the Barclays Premier League as they beat Stoke 2-1 at the Britannia Stadium. Gudjohnsen polished off a delightful chip by Peter Crouch to put Spurs ahead just 18 seconds after the restart then his clever dummy set up Niko Kranjcar to blast the 77th-minute winner. In between, team-mates Vedran Corluka and Be...Full Story »

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